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H.R. 6429: National Commission on COVID-19 Act

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To establish in the Legislative Branch a National Commission on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic in the United States.

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Sponsor and status

Stephanie Murphy

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 3, 2020
Length: 15 pages
Apr 3, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Apr 3, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 3, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Murphy-led Blue Dogs Call on Congress to Investigate Chinese Government’s Actions Regarding COVID-19
    — Rep. Stephanie Murphy [D-FL7] (Sponsor) on May 27, 2020

Crist Calls on Congress to Investigate Chinese Government’s Actions Regarding COVID-19
    — Rep. Charlie Crist [D-FL13] on May 27, 2020

Brindisi Calls On Congressional Leadership To Investigate The Chinese Government's Actions Regarding Covid-19
    — Rep. Anthony Brindisi [D-NY22] on May 29, 2020

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Apr 3, 2020

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H.R. 6429 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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